Sigourney Weaver's best films / seriesby maguilar-907-785646 | created - 03 Feb 2011 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
In her 70th birthday, in my opinion, these are the best films and series of one of the greatest female movie star of all time....either big or small name of the film or serie /either big or small part of them
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1. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 749,259 | Gross: $78.90M
Her great debut with her iconic role as Lt. Ellen Ripley...and the film by itself is one of the best picture i've ever seen..
2. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 625,629 | Gross: $85.16M
The Academy should gave her an oscar for her iconic role in this great film...
3. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Votes: 1,083,442 | Gross: $760.51M
Dr. Grace Agustine is one of the reazons i watched this film... the big blockbuster ever....
4. Ghostbusters (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Votes: 339,751 | Gross: $238.63M
Lovely and sexy in this classic of classics....
5. The Ice Storm (1997)
R | 112 min | Drama
In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.
Votes: 52,082 | Gross: $7.84M
Underrated... but she won a BAFTA for this brilliant film!
6. A Monster Calls (2016)
PG-13 | 108 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.
Votes: 75,962 | Gross: $3.73M
This film made me cry...An excellent supporting performance of SW
7. Galaxy Quest (1999)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. However, they also have to defend both Earth and the alien race from a reptilian warlord.
Votes: 142,552 | Gross: $71.58M
Very funny performance, in this hilarious film...
8. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 49,551 | Gross: $64.00M
Maybe her funniest performance (evil boss) in another classic....
9. Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Votes: 23,057 | Gross: $24.72M
Her best dramatic performance...in a classic picture
10. Prayers for Bobby (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
Great performance...really heartbreaking and one of my favs.!
11. Copycat (1995)
R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Votes: 51,815 | Gross: $32.05M
In this good thriller u can watch one of her best performances
12. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War
A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer.
Votes: 18,539 | Gross: $10.28M
If i had a crush on her in the first Alien movie, I finally falled in love with her in this film :)... so jealous about Mel Gibson..hehe
13. Dave (1993)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.
Votes: 47,177 | Gross: $63.27M
14. Death and the Maiden (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Votes: 21,443 | Gross: $2.10M
Stunning!... she's really great here
15. Political Animals (2012)
TV-14 | 360 min | Drama
A divorced, former First Lady, is currently serving as the Secretary of State. She deals with State Department issues, while trying to keep her family together.
Great debut in a TV series..her best performance lately
16. Holes (2003)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.
Votes: 73,443 | Gross: $67.41M
17. Alien³ (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she has brought along an unwelcome visitor.
Votes: 265,874 | Gross: $55.47M
Not my favorite film in the Alien saga, but great performance of her...
18. Ghostbusters II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
Votes: 175,577 | Gross: $112.49M
sweet and hilarious!..
19. The Village (2004)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village.
Votes: 234,890 | Gross: $114.20M
Great supporting act
20. Cedar Rapids (2011)
R | 87 min | Comedy
Tim Lippe has no idea what he's in for when he's sent to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to represent his company at an annual insurance convention, where he soon finds himself under the "guidance" of three convention veterans.
Votes: 35,426 | Gross: $6.86M
21. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
PG-13 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.
Votes: 27,067 | Gross: $7.19M
I like her role as Queen Isabel La Católica, but I think it could be better aswell
22. Alien: Resurrection (1997)
R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone. Along with a crew of space pirates, she must again battle the deadly aliens and stop them from reaching Earth.
Votes: 219,684 | Gross: $47.75M
didn't like this movie but her presence got it on a better level
23. Heartbreakers (2001)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men.
Votes: 50,016 | Gross: $40.34M
Evil, funny and still sexy...
24. The Defenders (2017)
TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set a few months after the events of the second season of Daredevil, and a month after the events of Iron Fist, the vigilantes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up in New York City to fight a common enemy: The Hand.
25. Chappie (2015)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.
Votes: 221,214 | Gross: $31.57M
She should have played more role, even so this is a very good film
26. Snow Cake (2006)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance
A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.
Votes: 12,022 | Gross: $0.03M
Very underrated film and performance...still very effective as usual
27. Infamous (2006)
R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
While researching his novel "In Cold Blood", Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Votes: 15,934 | Gross: $1.15M
Very good supporting act
28. Red Lights (2012)
R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.
Votes: 56,739 | Gross: $0.05M
very effective performance
29. Paul (2011)
R | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Two English comic book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.
Votes: 227,369 | Gross: $37.41M
Very small role in this hilarious film!
30. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Votes: 356,146 | Gross: $42.07M
very small role but very important and effective aswell in this fantastic and very original film
31. A Map of the World (1999)
R | 125 min | Drama
A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.
Votes: 3,938 | Gross: $0.54M
Impressive and very dramatic role that makes her one of the greatest dramatic actresses of the 90s...
32. Tadpole (2002)
PG-13 | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Coming-of-age story about a suave 15-year-old prep school student who falls in love with his stepmother. When her best friend responds to his advances, he suddenly finds himself in way over his head.
Votes: 5,613 | Gross: $2.88M
33. Rakka (2017)
Not Rated | 22 min | Short, Horror, Sci-Fi
A tale of a dystopian future where an unknown alien group have colonised the earth and humans struggle to fight back.
Like a lead warrior she still looks terrific in this short film, and the film by itself is amazing!
34. The Guys (2002)
PG | 84 min | Drama
The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.
Votes: 1,191 | Gross: $0.02M
35. Eyewitness (1981)
R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Eccentric Vietnam War vet turned janitor claims to have witnessed a murder of a man tied to international political underground in order to get the attention of a TV reporter he has a huge crush on. The cops suspect his loser best friend.
Votes: 4,038 | Gross: $6.40M
good enough performance
36. Rampart (2011)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama
Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.
Votes: 22,555 | Gross: $0.97M
38. The TV Set (2006)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of a TV pilot as it goes through the Network TV process of casting, production and finally airing.
Votes: 5,415 | Gross: $0.27M
still evil and funny...
39. You Again (2010)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors.
Votes: 47,980 | Gross: $25.70M
still funny in this family film
40. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
The defiant leader Moses rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Votes: 154,929 | Gross: $65.01M
Very small role... and the film by itself was a little bit empty